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List the general goals of the progressives. (3)
1. political reform
2. industrial reform
3. social reform
Which parties did the progressives come from?
both parties; sometimes even the third parties
Name important Political Leaders:
Presidents theodore roosevelt and woodrow wilson,

Governors Robert Lafollette , Charles Evans hughes, and Hiram Johnson and woodrow wilson.
pressives recieved powerful support from writers through their works, condemned the injustices of the city life, the poverty of the times, and the inhumanity of an industrial society... the most notable of these writers are..
Muckrakers
Frank Norris
wrote THE OCTOPUS in which he exposed the great power and abuses of the railroads.
Ida Tarbell
wrote A HISTORY OF STANDARD OIL which she exposed the monopoli8stic peractices of Standard Oil.
Upton Sinclair
wrote THE JUNGLE in which he exposed the unsanitary practices of the meat packing industry.f
Lindoln Steffens
wrote THE SHAME OF THE CITIES in which he exposed political corruption in the cities.
Jack London
wrtoe REVOLUTION in which he warned of a revolution that could wipe out private capitilism.
Boss Tweed
in the gang "tweed ring" scammed N.Y. out of about 15 million dollars
Thomas Nast
drew cartoons instead of writing about the corruption.. for the illiterate immigrants
Jacob Riis
"How the other half lives" -urban reformer- improves tenements houses - city parks
Greater attention to the problem of discrimination led to the establishment of such organizations as the..
national association for the advancemtn of colored people (NAACP)
attempts were made to improve housing conditions in the growing slums of the cities .. give an example
Tenement House Law of 1902 in New york city.
the years from ___-___ are called the progressive ear.

President ___ was in office for much of this time.
1901-1920

Teddy Roosevelt
the progressives watned reforms in the fields of __ , __ and __
political , social and industrial
the unequal distribution of wealth in the U.S by 1900 was acutally a threat to our ____system of government.
democratic
two governors who fought for refroms on state levels were ___ or wisconsin and ___ of new jersey
Bob LaFollette, and Woodrow Wilson
in 1901 pres. ___ was assissinatedand was succeeded by ____ a strong progressive advocate.
McKinley, and Teddy Roosevelt
Because T.R. set out to destroy giant corporations he earned the nickname of ______
Teddy the Trust Buster
Anit-Trust suits were intiated by T.R. against such giant coporation as ___ and ___
Standard Oil, American Tobacco, J.P Morgan Chase
Roesevelts reform efforts were commonly referred to at the ____because even the "little man" was to get a fair deal
square deal
T.R.'s intervention of government into business affairs steered industry away from its ___(french) traditions
laissez faire
TR was concened with promoting "conservation legislation" to preserve ____ and ___ resources
Wildlife, and natural
Pres. ___ succeeded TR. in 1908
Taft
the elction of 1912 was unusual because of former Taft and TR were opponents. ___ was nominated by the republicans and ___ was nominated by the progressive or ___ party while ___ was nominated by the democrats
Taft, Teddy Roosevelt, Bull moos, Wilson
under presdent wilson reforms continued in areas of ___ and ___
banking and social
the _____ SYSTEM PROVIEDS THAT ALL NATIONAL BANKS MUST PUT AT LEAST 6% OF THEIR CAPITOL INTO A RESERVE FUND PROTECTED BYE THE US. GOVERNMENT
federal reserve system
the ___ amendment proveded for an income tax, and the___ amendment provided for direct election of senators, these amendments were passed during ___ administration
16, and 17th, and wilson administration
the ___ requires legislatures to present certain acts of legislation to voters for their apporval before becoming a law.
referendum
the method by which voters may remove a public official from office before his term has expired is called___
recall
the method by which voters may propose a measure to be enacted into law is called
initiative
writers who worked in conjunction with poiliticians to gain aocial, political, and industrial reforms were called
muckrakers
to combat nuethical prctices of corporationssuch as pharmaceuticals and food processing the ___ was created
FDA
the supreme court case of 1896 ___vs. ___ dealt with ____ but ___ facilities for blacks.
plessy vas. fergusen; seperate but equal
THE ___ WAS A BLACK ORGANIZATION DESIGNED BY W . E. B. DUBOIS TO ABOLISH DISCRIMINATION AGAINST BLACK AMERICA
segregation